Approved Projects & Studies

CanPath has supported more than 100 research projects and activities, many of which have resulted in publications in high impact journals.

For a detailed listing of active projects and studies within each regional cohort, please visit the cohort websites.

2020

Epidemiological risk model to inform targeted prevention strategies in endometrial cancer

Principal Investigator: Dr. Aline Talhouk

Affiliation: University of British Columbia

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2020

Characteristics of the COVID-19 pandemic and risk factors for severe infection: a population based study within the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health

Principal Investigator: Dr. Victoria Kirsh

Affiliation: Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

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2020

Personalized Risk Assessment for Prevention and Early Detection of Breast Cancer: Generating Canadian Risk Estimates

Principal Investigator: Dr. Jennifer Brooks

Affiliation: Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

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2019

The Genetic Basis of Hair and Eye Color in Canadians of European Ancestry

Principal Investigator: Dr. Esteban Parra

Affiliation: University of Toronto at Mississauga

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2018

Investigating the Roles of Radon Exposure, Air Pollution, and Diet on Lung Cancer Risk in the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project

Principal Investigator: Dr. Victoria Kirsh

Affiliation: Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

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2018

Provincial Variation in Cancer Screening Uptake Across Canada: A Descriptive Overview

Principal Investigator: Dr. Trevor Dummer

Affiliation: University of British Columbia

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2016

Understanding Different Approaches of Harmonization Using Individual Participant Data to Investigate the Determinants Associated with Age at Menopause

Principal Investigator: Dr. Isabel Fortier

Affiliation: Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

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2016

Association Between Eczema and Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Morbidity

Principal Investigator: Dr. Aaron Drucker

Affiliation: Brown University

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2015

EpiCan

Principal Investigator: Dr. Philip Awadalla

Affiliation: CanPath, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

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2014

Quantifying the Cancer Incidence Burden due to Lifestyle and Environment in Canada – The Canadian Population Attributable Risk of Cancer Project (ComPARe)

Principal Investigator: Dr. Darren Brenner, Dr. Christine Friedenreich

Affiliation: Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services

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